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in the county of Hampshire

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Worth Matravers (26 Pictures) in the county of Dorset

(0.9 miles, 1.5 km of Acton)

Picturesque Dorset village with a history pre-dating Roman times as evidenced by the medieval lynchets cut into the steep hillsides...

Dorset, May 2009

Swanage (244 Pictures) a Seaside Town in the county of Dorset

(2.4 miles, 3.9 km, direction E of Acton)

The town is wedged between towering downs that result in lofty cliffs at both ends of the bay, from these high vantage points there are spectacular views across the sea...

Corfe Castle village

Corfe Castle (194 Pictures) a Picturesque Village in the county of Dorset

(2.8 miles, 4.4 km, direction NW of Acton)

Below the castle, the village of Corfe shows picturesque stone houses of the 17th-century...

Studland Beach

Studland (63 Pictures) in the county of Dorset

(4.0 miles, 6.4 km, direction NE of Acton)

Beyond the woods, heaths and downs of Dorset lies a fascinating coastline with a hinterland of precious little villages, such a village is Studland which sits close to the wide sweep of picturesque Studland Bay, which belongs to the National Trust...

Sandbanks, Dorset

Sandbanks (30 Pictures) a Seaside Town in the county of Dorset

(6.3 miles, 10.2 km, direction NE of Acton)

Sandbanks near Poole, in Dorset, is known for its stunning award-winning sandy beaches, and as being one of the costliest places to live in the world...

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A picture of St. Aldhelm's Head & Chapel

St. Aldhelm's Head & Chapel (2 Pictures)

(2.5 miles, 4.0 km, direction SW)

One of the oldest churches in England, set on a 300ft cliff top in an area that is designated a Special Area of Conservation.....

Corfe Castle

Corfe Castle (116 Pictures)

(2.8 miles, 4.5 km, direction NW)

Standing in lofty splendour above the chimney pots of the village with the roaring ocean lapping the cliffs to the other side of.....

Durlston Country Park, Swanage, Dorset.

Durlston Country Park (22 Pictures)

(2.8 miles, 4.5 km, direction E)

This 100 hectare (270 acre) country park offers fantastic views and scenery, coupled with some of the best bird and animal.....

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Isle of Purbeck (21 Pictures)

(3.0 miles, 4.8 km, direction N)

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The Blue Pool

The Blue Pool (25 Pictures)

(4.8 miles, 7.7 km, direction NW)

Between Wareham and Corfe Castle can be found the unique visitor attraction called the Blue Pool, which was once a clay pit. Tiny.....

Arne Autumn 2012

Arne RSPB Reserve (127 Pictures)

(6.2 miles, 10.0 km, direction N)

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St Mary's Church, Brownsea Island

Brownsea Island (45 Pictures)

(6.3 miles, 10.2 km, direction NE)

Brownsea Island is the largest island in Poole Harbour, it is around 1 mile long by 3/4 mile broad; it is beautifully wooded with.....


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